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Josef Korbel School of International Studies

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Sally Hamilton, Associate Professor

Josef Korbel School of International Studies Professor Sally HamiltonEmail: [email protected]

Phone: 303-871-2558

Office: 3008 Sie International Relations Complex
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
University of Denver
2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO 80208


•    PhD, University of Kentucky
•    MA, University of Kentucky
•    BA, University of North Carolina

Research and Expertise

Anthropology of Latin America (Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Ecuador, Bolivia); economic, socio-political and environmental outcomes of sustainable development agendas promoted by bilateral and multilateral development organizations, nation states and the private sector (including: promotion of nontraditional agricultural export markets, decentralized natural resource control, participatory research on alternatives to toxic agro-chemicals).

Professional Profile

  • Associate Professor and Director, MA Degree Program in International Development, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver (2000-present);
  • Program Director, Women in International Development, Office of International Research, Education, and Development, Virginia Tech (1997-2000).
  • Grants: Fulbright Dissertation Research Fellow, Ecuador (1992-1993); Dissertation Fellow, The Graduate School, University of Kentucky (1993-1995); Land Tenure, Population, Environment, and Health in Rural Mexico, Ford Foundation/U. Pittsburgh grant (1996); Gender and Integrated Pest Management (IPM) (individual grants for research in Philippines, Jamaica, Ecuador,) USAID (1997-2000); Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts of Non-traditional Agricultural Export Production on Small Farm Households in Guatemala, USAID (1997-2006); IPM Technology Transfer Methodology for Guatamala Ministry of Education, USAID (2005-2007); Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of Nontraditional Agricultural Production on Small Farm Households in Honduras, USAID (2005-2010); Impact Assessment in IPM (George Norton, PI), USAID (2005-2010); Watershed-based Natural Resource Management in Small-scale Agriculture: Sloped Areas of the Andean Region (Jeffrey Alwang, P.I.), USAID (2005-2010)


INTS 4521: International Development in Cross-Cultural Perspective
INTS 4514: Population, Development, and Environment in Latin America
INTS 4551: Political Economic Change and Ethnicity in Latin America
INTS 4373: Sustainable Development and the Environment
INTS 4379: Gender, Environment, and Development
INTS 3240: Gender and the Global Economy (graduate/undergraduate course)
INTS 4468: Politics of Development
INTS 4332: Data Analysis for Development
INTS 4669: Ideas that Shape Development: From Paradigm to Practice